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The International Lindy Hop Newsletter

In the 1990s, a small but passionate group of volunteers from around the world gathered and published information about the fledgling worldwide Lindy Hop scene as it was then.

Highlights from these 9 issues, each 16 pages except the first (8) and last (24), are listed below.  Click on thumbnail to open to see the complete issue, the remainder of which will be uploaded in the coming months.

Volume 1, Issue 1

  • Jitterbugs Swing Masters Jam 1993
  • Interview with Erin Stevens & Stephen Mitchell
  • Zoots & Spangles European Tour
  • Worldwide Listings
  • ...and more
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 Volume 1, Issue 2

  • Lindy Hoppers win Jive Competition
  • Frankie's 80th Birthday
  • Interview with Norma Miller
  • Spotlight on the Rhythm Hot Shots
  • Lindy Bits
  • ...and more
 Volume 1, Issue 3

  • Frankie's Birthday Issue
  • Defining a Lindy Legend
  • The London Scene
  • Spotlight on the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers
  • Stories from and about Frankie
  • ...and more
 Volume 1, Issue 4

  • You Just Can't Top the Lindy Hop
  • Why do YOU Lindy -- a Survey
  • The Swedes Talked to Al Minns
  • Spotlight on Zoots and Spangles
  • Lindy bits
  • ...and more
 Volume 2, Issue 1

  • Lindy Hoppers in Switzerland
  • Why Do YOU Lindy -- Survey, part 2
  • Herräng Dance Camp
  • At the Feet of the Elders; profile of Mickey Davidson
  • A Brief History of the Zoot Suit
  • ...and more
 Volume 2, Issue 2

  • Lindy Hop in California
  • That Swing Thing
  • Sandra Gibson, a New York Original
  • Camp and Event Reviews
  • Spotlight on the Sugarfoot Stompers
  • ...and more
 Volume 2, Issue 3

  • Lindy Hops Another Ocean – Singapore Swings
  • Lady Hop Day, Stockholm
  • What is Le Roc?
  • Swedish Song List
  • Estonia Swings
  • ...and more
 Volume 2, Issue 4

  • World Lindy Hop Federation Forming
  • Lindy History -- Mildred Cruse
  • City Reviews:  Amsterdam, Swansea, Seattle, & Sydney
  • First World Lindy Hop Championship
  • ...and more
Volume 3, Issue 1

  • The Hoppin' Birthday Party
  • George Leroy Lloyd
  • LA Swings Out
  • London Lindy Hop Festival
  • Virtual Dancing: Introduction of the Internet
  • ...and more